newscricket10 hours ago

IND vs BAN | Test cricket needed rejuvenation, feels Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly believes that usage of pink ball will rejuvenate Test cricket, something that is needed the most. The ticket sales during the South Africa series were very low and Ganguly believes that pink-ball Tests will bring back interest in Test Cricket in cricket fans' minds.
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newscricketa day ago

Sourav Ganguly cleared of conflict of interest by BCCI ethics officer

BCCI ethics officer Just (Retd) DK Jain has dismissed conflict of interest complaint against Sourav Ganguly as the latter has resigned from his other roles. Currently, former players with less than two-year contracts with the BCCI or state associations will be allowed to have multiple roles.
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featurecricket3 days ago

BCCI's attempt to amend constitution - A mortification that was always lurking around the corner

When CoA announced the dates for BCCI election, it came as a breath of fresh air as the world’s biggest cricket board was finally going to get a stable administration. Sourav Ganguly’s accentuation to the post of president was the cherry on the cake that people welcomed with open arms.
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newscricket4 days ago

Rahul Dravid cleared of conflict of interest case

The chief of National Cricket Academy Rahul Dravid has been cleared of the “conflict of interest” charge that was levelled against him by Sanjiv Gupta. DK Jain, BCCI ethics officer, dismissed the complaint against Dravid as he termed it as a ”bereft of merit” after a second hearing on Tuesday.
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newscricket4 days ago

Bihar Cricket Association writes to Sourav Ganguly reporting illegal activities

Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) president Jagnnath Singh has written to the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly informing him of supposed illegal activities taking place in Bihar cricket. Jagnnath has alleged that the activities are going on under the protection of BCCI GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim.
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newscricket5 days ago

Shame if Sourav Ganguly has to leave after 10 months, opines Gautam Gambhir

Veteran batsman Gautam Gambhir believes that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly should continue to remain in office after his 10-month term as it will be a shame if he leaves. Gambhir is in support of ex-cricketers taking up administrative roles in cricket as they understand the sport better.
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newscricket6 days ago

No conflict of interest in my tweet about My11Circle, states Sourav Ganguly

Newly-elected BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says there is no conflict of interest in him endorsing My11Circle ― a fantasy gaming app ― ahead of India’s final T20I against Bangladesh on Sunday. Ahead of being elected, Ganguly had vowed to look into the conflict clause in BCCI's constitution.
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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs BAN | India won’t have any problem adapting to pink ball, reckons Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane is confident that India side will not have any problems adapting to the pink ball when they play their first-ever day-night Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens from November 22. Much like the others, Rahane agrees that Test cricket under lights will be exciting for the fans.
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newscricket7 days ago

BCCI to propose change to cooling-off period clause at first AGM under Sourav Ganguly

The BCCI will propose a change to the cooling-off period clause to be made applicable only to the president and secretary at its first AGM under Sourav Ganguly on December 1. Meanwhile, the board is still disputing the conditions to make amendments to the constitution drafted by the CoA.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs BAN | Eden Gardens to witness more than 50,000 spectators for first three days

Eden Gardens is set to expect around 50,000 spectators for the first three days of India's pink-ball Test against Bangladesh from November 22-26. Both the teams will be making their debut in D/N Tests and this promises to be a pleasant viewing experience as huge crowds have always been a speciality.
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